May 18, 2021  
2020-2021 UTPB Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 UTPB Undergraduate Catalog

Economics, BA

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A Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in Economics aims to prepare students for participation in public affairs, positions in business and government service. It offers a strong foundation for pre-law students and for further graduate study leading to teaching and research positions in universities, government and private enterprise.

Degree Requirements

The minimum total credits required for a BA degree in Economics is 120. This degree requires a minor field of study.

  1. Must accumulate 120 sch
  2. At least 48 hours upper level
  3. “C” average in general education courses
  4. Minimium grade of “C” in each major course
  5. Cumulative GPA of 2.0 in total course work
  6. Complete all courses required for the degree
  7. Complete 50% of upper level hours at UTPB

General Education Requirements (42 sch)

Communication (6 sch)

Political Science (U.S., State of Texas and Local Government) (6 sch)

Social and Behavioral Science (3 sch)

Component Area (3 sch)

Required Courses (24 sch)

Minor (18 sch)

Students are required to complete a minor for this degree.

Additional Electives

Additional electives required to attain 48 upper level sch adn 120 total hours.  Students should keep in mind the 48 upper division sch requirement when selecting electives. 

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